magazine 26 Aug 2021

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Food fight: the latest edition of Shares looks at the desperate battle among the delivery platforms for market share and whether they will ever turn a profit.

Also in the digital magazine, how Terry Smith may finally be warming to Amazon, the latest on Sainsbury’s amid bid speculation as well as the second in a three-part series on the FTSE 250 index.
Find out about the consumer downturn threatening economic recovery and why weaker copper output might lift the mining sector.

Plus, examining the likelihood of an 8% hike in the state pension and the lowdown on how to invest for kids with investment ideas to fit a younger generation.

‘Soft’ data from the US and the UK suggest consumers are growing wary

A recovery in prices of the red metal could lift a beaten up sector

North American funds struggle to keep pace with a surging market

PayPal selects UK for first crypto foray outside the US

Fundsmith founder buys shares for his personal portfolio

Three things the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity team are thinking about today

Despite lots of turbulence the developing world has delivered superior growth over the decades

This market may be growing rapidly but competition for a slice of it is extremely fierce

Shares explains why you should invest for your offspring’s future and discusses how to do it

Analysing stocks by valuation and dividends and flagging the best performing mid cap funds

If the triple lock is maintained payments could be in for a bumper increase

Worth examining why a company or trust is repurchasing shares

JPMorgan Smaller Companies has proven itself a stock-picking winner

We're staying positive on the insurance firm as its transformation continues

Transformed toilet rolls-to-wet wipes manufacturer has increased scale and is ready to clean up in a post-Covid market

We believe there is more good news to come from the grocery chain

Raised guidance and record order book support our investment case

The precious metal has performed poorly of late but there are catalysts which could see it shine again

What you should and shouldn’t do if you’re staying invested in retirement